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23 Community Cases Of COVID-19; One Case At The Border; More Than 53,000 Vaccines Administered Yesterday

22 September

Number of new community cases 23 
Number of new cases identified at the border One 
Location of new cases Auckland 
Location of community cases (total) Auckland (including 4 cases in Upper Hauraki) 1,091 (818 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (all of whom have recovered); 
Number of community cases (total) 1,108 (in current community outbreak) 
Cases infectious in the community Seven (50%) of yesterday’s cases have exposure events 
Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infectious Seven (50%) of yesterday’s cases 
Cases epidemiologically linked 22 of today’s cases 
Cases to be epidemiologically linked 1 of today’s cases 
Cases epidemiologically linked (total) 1,080 (in current cluster) (7 unlinked from past fortnight) 
Number of sub-clusters Ten epidemiologically linked subclusters. Of these, two are active, seven are contained and one is dormant. 
There are eleven epidemiologically unlinked subclusters. Of these, three are active, three are contained and five are dormant 
Cases in hospital 13 (total): Auckland (3); Middlemore (10). 
Cases in ICU or HDU Two 
Confirmed cases (total) 3,763 since pandemic began 
Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total) 152 out of 1,945 since 1 Jan 2021 
Number of active contacts being managed (total) 1,282 
Percentage who have received an outbound call from contact tracers (to confirm testing and isolation requirements) 93% 
Percentage with at least one test result 89% 
Locations of interest  
Locations of interest (total) 126 (as at 10am 21 September) 
Number of tests (total) 3,267,861 
Total number of laboratory tests processed (last 24 hours) 18,877 
Tests rolling average (last 7 days) 13,510 
Swabs taken in Auckland (last 24 hours) 9780 
Testing centres in Auckland 22 
Wastewater detections No unexpected detections in ESR’s latest testing 
COVID-19 vaccine update  
Vaccines administered to date (total) 4,817,214 1st doses: 3,146,149; 2nd doses: 1,671,065 
Vaccines administered yesterday (total) 53,721; 1st doses: 27,534 2nd doses: 26,187 
Mâori 1st doses: 298,008 2nd doses: 145,965 
Pacific Peoples 1st doses: 192,841 2nd doses: 102,109 
NZ COVID-19 tracer  
Registered users (total) 3,240,718 
Poster scans (total) 375,582,697 
Manual diary entries (total) 16,778,429 
Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday 2,319,996

Historical cases identified at the border

Arrival date From Via Positive test day/reason Managed isolation/quarantine location 
20 September Canada USA Day 0 / routine Wellington
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